Hyperbolic Space Crochet Models

August 29, 2006 at 12:15 am Leave a comment


crochet model of hyperbolic plane


“In 1997 Cornell University mathematician Daina Taimina finally worked out how to make a physical model of hyperbolic space that allows us to feel, and to tactilely explore, the properties of this unique geometry. The method she used was crochet. (link to article)

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